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Fabulous Franken Friday, 30 May 2014 Edition

I have a lot of sheer and semi-sheer polishes in my stash.  I don’t personally like the look of sheer polishes on myself and don’t have the patience to apply 3-4 coats of polish unless it’s a fabulous color for … Continue reading

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Happy Glittery Friday!

I didn’t set out to do this, but I wound up doing a set of reggae-inspired glitter nails in red, yellow and green.  I had bright, cheery colors on my mind since we’ve been having some dreary gray days in … Continue reading

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How To Mix Holographic Nail Polish

Holographic nail polish is a really fun thing- it has a light reflecting silver pigment in it that causes the color to shift depending on the angle and the light. Lots of commercial nail polish companies do offer holo shades, … Continue reading

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Spa Ritual Frankens

I showed you Spa Ritual Conglomerate in my last post and decided that, while unique, it wasn’t something I’d use a whole bottle of. I decided to do some good old frankening to see if I could come up with … Continue reading

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DIY Textured Polishes

Textured polishes are all the rage right now, but I’m kind of on the fence about them. I personally don’t like texture on my nails since it makes me want to pick at them. I do see potential to do … Continue reading

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How To Tint Glitterbomb Polish To Get More Shades!

I’ve been noticing a lot of polishes the Japanese call “milky glitters” around. For those of you not so quite into the lingo, that’s any glitter polish (usually of different sizes and shapes) in a translucent base that lets the … Continue reading

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Icicle Blue Franken

Though I’m right on the equator now, I have spent a lot of time in freezing cold places, and I know a lot of your guys are currently in the brunt of winter, so here’s any icy shade for all … Continue reading

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Preppy Tweed Glitter Frankens

Yes, “preppy tweed glitter.” Not words often heard together, but that’s what I’ve got up my sleeve today! I’ve had a few questions lately about how to mix up glitter polishes. Right now, there are quite a few independent nail-polish … Continue reading

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Franken with Iridescent Pigments and China Glaze Ride The Waves

I hope everyone isn’t getting tired of seeing my iridescent pigments yet! Today I’ve given the iridescent glitter treatment to China Glaze Ride The Waves, a medium blue jelly. This color does not photograph well- it is slightly darker in … Continue reading

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Frankening With Iridescent Pigments and Glitter

Today I have some polish + iridescent pigment frankens to show you. These pigments have a whitish base with a certain color flash in the correct light.  They’re sometimes called “aurora” or “interference pigments.” Many of these iridescent pigments look … Continue reading

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